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Ranieri goes after Greece’s worst record in the century

Two hours past midnight, and two and a half hours after Greece’s humiliation by the Faroe Islands in Piraeus, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) announced its intention to see Italian manager Claudio Ranieri go, after he coached Greece to three defeat… … Full News here – Latest News

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Spanish bond yields drop as Greece’s edge up after ECB test results

Spain’s government bonds rose, pushing their yields to the lowest relative to Italy’s in more than 2 1/2 years, as European Central Bank stress tests showed the diverging quality of balance sheets at the region’s lenders. While Spain’s 10-year securities … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s lenders seem adamant that gov’t must act on bailout commitments

The troika’s technical teams are due to return to Athens on November 4 but Greece’s lenders are expecting a response from the government next week before the mission heads continue negotiations, Kathimerini understands. The European Commission, the Europe… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s Alpha Bank sheds 21 pct of staff via voluntary exit plan

Greece’s fourth-biggest lender Alpha Bank said on Monday that about 21 percent of its 10,000 employees took up a voluntary redundancy offer the bank launched last month as part of moves to cut costs. Alpha had aimed to cut about 15 to 20 percent of its wo… … Full News here – Latest News

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Gov’t looks into tapping Greece’s rare earth elements

Environment and Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis on Tuesday spoke of encouraging signs concerning the existence of rare earth elements in Greece following a meeting with members of a group of Chinese representatives in Greece to attend an international co… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s trade deficit up 9.6 pct in 2014

Greece’s trade deficit increased by 9.6 percent during the first half of the year due to a rise in imports and a drop in exports, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday. If oil products are excluded from the calculations, the rise in t… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s allure as a destination spreads to Asia, South America

Thanks to its improved image, Greece seems to be attracting an increasing number of visitors from emerging economies. Furthermore, tourism industry officials say that Brazilians, Koreans, Filipinos, Indians and Mexicans among others often spend more money… … Full News here – Latest News

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Project to map Greece’s seagrass meadows gets go-ahead

The first ever attempt to map Greece’s seagrass meadows has been given the go-ahead after Agricultural Development Minister Giorgos Karasmanis signed a decision to launch an invitation for bids for the 850,000-euro project. The charting of the Posidonia o… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece’s recession exit hopes may stumble on Russia

Greece’s hopes of a 2014 exit from its deepest recession in a half-century may hit a stumbling block after Russia banned European Union food imports in retaliation for sanctions stemming from the insurgency in Ukraine. “The estimated total cost of Russian… … Full News here – Latest News

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Industialists press issue of Greece’s high energy costs

At a meeting with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras last week, the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises’ (SEV) new board reportedly focused on the pressing issue of industrial policy and energy costs. A ministerial meeting on the matter followed on Thursday an… … Full News here – Latest News

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Pressure on Greece’s border with Turkey mounts as more refugees flee Middle East

After a temporary respite in the number of irregular immigrants seeking to make their way into Europe through Greece’s land and sea border with Turkey, recent data show a dramatic shift in migration patterns. Figures show a clear growth trend. In the firs… … Full News here – Latest News

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EU praises Greece’s progress in departure from troika criticism

Overhauls in Greek markets, the economy and public administration are delivering results, the European Commission said Wednesday, signaling divisions among official creditors over the country’s progress. “Greek public administration has continued signific… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/24/2014: Front Page: Still no director for Greece’s General State Archives

Almost three months ahead of a major gathering of European archivists in Greece, which is currently at the helm of the European Union presidency, the government in Athens could find itself in a very embarrassing position as it has yet to appoint a new… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Still no director for Greece’s General State Archives

Almost three months ahead of a major gathering of European archivists in Greece, which is currently at the helm of the European Union presidency, the government in Athens could find itself in a very embarrassing position as it has yet to appoint a new hea… … Full News here – Latest News

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Europe must face facts and forgive some of Greece’s debt

Greece and its creditors are wrestling with the country’s debts yet again. It probably won’t be the last time. As long as they keep making the same mistake, the next agreement is no more likely to succeed than the others. Back in 2010, Greece was given on… … Full News here – Latest News

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